J. V. Mooney
Service no. H/14352
Private, 8th (King’s Royal Irish) Hussars
Born in Southend, Essex; enlisted in London; lived in London
Killed in action on 27 March 1917 at age 23
CWGC: “Only son of Jarlath Augustine Mooney, of 32 King’s Avenue, Clapham Park, London, a clerk.”
Remembered at Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Information from the 1911 census
The 1911 census shows Jarlath Vincent Mooney as living at 105 Franciscan Road, Tooting, where his family had 3 rooms. Jarlath’s mother Christiana Mooney, 39, was born in Shoreditch, east London. His sister, Kathleen Frances Mooney, 19, was a shorthand clerk typist for a manufacturer of gears, and was born in Dover, Kent. Jarlath was born in Southend. He was employed as a clerk in “mercantile offices”.
The family, including Jarlath’s father, Jarlath A. Mooney, are on the 1901 census at 2, Princess Buildings, Plymouth . His father was a 35-year-old travelling debt collector and a native of Ireland.